Port Blair, Aug 17: On 15/08/2023, Boats of Police Marine Force (Island Marines) were deployed to perform duties for safety and security of islands from illegal intrusion. At around 1130 hrs. While patrolling by FRP boat ANP, Prithivi in between Netaji Subash Chandra Bos Islands (Ross Islands) to Aberdeen Jetty the staff saw a boy drowning in sea. On sighting the boy in distress, ANP Prithivi (FRP) rushed towards the spot. PC/1470 Saw Paul (PMF) immediately jumped into the sea and successfully saved the life of a school going child studying in Govt. Sr. Secondary School Mohanpura.
The boat staff of PMF immediately informed the Police Control Room and the boy was taken to G.B. Pant Hospital without delay and admitted him in hospital for further examination by the doctors, presently the boy is out of danger.
Due to a prompt and immediate rescue operation launched by staff of PMF (Island Marines) they successfully saved the life of a boy. A&N Police Marine Force reaching out to rescue under any condition.
The general public is requested to pass and share any credible information pertaining to any crime, distress situation to Marine Police Control Room 1093, Police Control Room 100/112 or to their nearest Police Station, also advised not to enter the sea without safety.